Notes/Quotes from New Years Eve: “The past doesn’t equal the future. If it does, then you live in the past.”

There’s your last Ollie-ism of 2012. I’m sure there will be plenty more in 2013. With its non-conference schedule in the rearview, UConn looks forward to its first Big East clash — a New Years Day
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Recapping Kevin Ollie’s contract extension

If September 13 was Jim Calhoun’s day, then December 29 belonged solely to Kevin Ollie, who was awarded a five-year contract extension through April, 2018. There hasn’t been much good news in UConn
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Notes/Quotes from Washington

By the way, there was a basketball game played Saturday night at the XL Center. UConn moved to 10-2 with a 61-53 victory over Washington. Here’s what you need to know: *The story was defense for
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What They’re Saying: Kevin Ollie’s contract extension

A few quotes about Kevin Ollie’s five-year contract extension: *Kevin Ollie: “My legs were shaking and everything. It was like the first game I stepped in the XL Center. My legs were shaking because I
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Game day and live updates: Washington at UConn

WHEN: Tonight, 7:30 WHERE: XL Center, Hartford RECORDS: Washington 8-4, UConn 9-2 ON THE AIR: ESPN2 (Bob Picozzi, Bill Raftery) WTIC-1080 AM (Joe D’Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) UP NEXT: Tuesday at
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Ollie earns 5-year extension

Kevin Ollie is the next UConn men’s basketball coach. This time, the title is permanent. UConn announced Saturday that Ollie, who accepted a seven-month contract on Sept. 13, had received a five-year
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Notes/Quotes from Dec. 28: “This is why God created us.”

UConn visited the Newtown Youth Academy Thursday, and at the request of the town, media was not allowed. Can’t say I blame them. After Friday’s practice, the Huskies spoke about the experience: *Kevin
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Keeping up with the NBA Huskies

If you’re focused solely on college hoops, you may be a little behind on ex-UConn players in the NBA. We’re here to catch you up. Here’s a list of the ex-Huskies in the big leagues, from best to
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